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Painting out in the open again

For the past couple of weeks we have been painting at Cheval Voyeur in Phillipi, a beautiful farm owned by Colleen and John Beake who have welcomed us painters with open arms. Thank you Colleen and John for sharing this beautiful environment with us.

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Maree said…
Beautiful Carol! Exquisite greens and beautiful reflections.
Carol said…
Thanks Maree. I painted it on site and then came home and added more paint from memory! No Photograph used!!!
Marie Theron said…
Hi Carol, thank you for your kind comments. Lovely technique!
Carol said…
Wow Marie, that is praise indeed coming from you. Thank you so much. I thought my technique was sadly lacking, but maybe it is not so bad after all! You have made my day!
Dianne said…
Wow Carol, I love this painting! It is so atmospheric and you have handled the paint superbly! I am impressed that you have managed to paint en plein air and then complete the painting from memory. This is definitely the way to go when painting outdoors, you need to take it home and then do the problem solving and fix any composition problems using your knowledge of design elements. Not an easy thing to do!
Art with Liz said…
I don't know why I didn't comment on this before - probably because I've already told you that I think it is superb! You've caught the farm perfectly in this one.
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Anonymous said…
It is awesome. I also love your drawings. Go girl!!
Erna
Barbara Pask said…
Love all the elements in this, has a nice soft feel to it.
Carol said…
Hi Di. Its the first time!!!! But yes, I agree that is the way to go. Not always easy to do though.
Carol said…
Erna - thanks for the visit. I am glad you like it. You guys are so fantastic! I will get there though!
Carol said…
Hi Barbara, thanks for the visit and lovely comment. I will go visit all my favourite blogs soon! We are away at Onrus for the weekend but Tuesday I will definately start!!!
Hi Carol:
I think that you have really blossomed as a painter!!! This is another exquisite work.
Carol said…
Hi Kath. Thank you!!!! That is truly great praise coming frojm you!! Sometimes one gets so low and feels that we are just not getting there and then we produce something wow and it is just so fantastic! I think the high would not be as good if it came too often :)

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